Critics: University Missed Warning Signs in Cannibalistic Student Case

BALTIMORE — A student at Morgan State University (MSU) was charged in two back-to-back violent incidents: the assault of a fellow student and the murder of a 37-year-old man.

Alexander Kinyua allegedly chopped Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie into pieces and ate his heart and brain, The Baltimore Sun reports. Six days before, on May 19, Kinyua was arrested for reportedly fracturing the skull and partially blinding a classmate with a baseball bat.

Critics are questioning how the university missed the signs that Kinyua was potentially dangerous. Kinyua was previously thrown out of the ROTC program for destroying property, and he was known to carry a machete and wear tribal-inspired face paint. He also spoke about human sacrifice during a campus forum on hazing in January. 

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